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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 103

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 16.98 g, 4h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 103.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 16.98 g, 4h). Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with open wreath held in both hands; RŠMLQRT (“Raš Melqart” in Punic) in exergue / Head of Arethousa right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; three dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 69 (O24/R52); CNP 344; HGC 2, 743; BMC 4 (same dies); Hirsch 821 (same dies); de Luynes 925 (same dies). Lightly toned. Near EF.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Tony Hardy Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 130, 4 January 2006), lot 253; Numismatica Ars Classica K (30 March 2000), lot 1226.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.